Marquita Sutton is charged with killing Johnnie Sutton in Laurel

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Marquita Sutton is charged with second degree murder.

LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- An Anne Arundel County woman turned herself in for the killing of her husband.

Marquita Sutton, of the 8300 block of Frostwood Road in Laurel, Md., is charged with second degree murder after surrendering to Anne Arundel County police on Saturday.

Sutton's husband, Johnnie Sutton, was found dead in their Laurel home Friday.

Police say Mr. Sutton, a member of the U.S. Army, suffered from several stab wounds and the medical examiner ruled the death a homicide.  

The couple has a 21-month-old child who was home at the time of the incident but was not harmed, police say. The child is now in the custody of relatives.

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